An option is an available choice. The word "option" is a noun.

  • Students at American schools have many options when it comes to choosing classes.
  • There are so many food options available at a cafeteria that it can be difficult to make a choice.
  • There are so many options.
  • Some people can get confused when they are presented with a lot of options.
  • You have a lot of options when deciding on a career.
  • Your options are limited if you don’t do well in school.
  • What are your options if you lose your job?
  • You need to consider your options.
  • People can become frustrated if their options are limited.
  • Doing nothing in the face of danger is not an option.
  • Consumers have many options.

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The word "optional" is an adjective.

  • The English literature class that Boris took was optional. (He didn’t have to take it.)
  • Whether or not you include a picture of yourself for your profile is optional.
  • School uniforms at a private school are not optional. You must wear the uniform!

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May 30, 2019